Typically you need a degree or equivalent in a health or social care discipline. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more
You should be working in a general or specialist area of supportive or palliative care.
If you are accepted on the course, we will send you preparatory tasks and course information at least two months before you begin. Late applicants receive this information as soon as they are accepted unconditionally.
If English is not your first language, you need an IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL or equivalent.
Months of entry
This master's programme is aimed at all health care professionals working in the field of supportive and palliative care, whether generalist or specialist, whatever the clinical setting. It enables you to give vital treatment and support patients with life-limiting illnesses to achieve the best quality of life. This flexible course is offered via Distance Learning to allow you to tailor your learning to your needs and area of practice. Students can access the full master's programme or exit at Certificate (PgCert End of Life Care) or Diploma levels. Individual modules may be accessed as stand-alone modules for CPD. Recognition of prior certificated learning will be considered.
Information for international students
Please visit our website at https://www.shu.ac.uk/international
Fees and funding
There is support available to help you afford tuition fees and living costs whilst your study at Hallam. Find out at https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/fees-and-funding.
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit https://www.shu.ac.uk/international/fees-scholarships-and-discounts to find out more.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Post-experience and Postgraduate Office
- 0114 225 2373